Time is ticking down on the NFL’s franchise tag period, which closes at 4 p.m. ET today. While the Green Bay Packers have their own decision to make on Aaron Jones, other decisions loom within the NFC North.
Kenny Golladay is one of the other more notable tag candidates in the division, but his stay in Detroit may be a little more uncertain than originally thought. Today’s rundown features some discussions of his situation while diving into the significant number of salary cap casualties as teams trim payroll. Plus, more quarterback news as one franchise continues its search for a new signal caller and another plans to stand firm with its incumbent.
Chicago may be on the lookout for additional offensive line help if one of its starting tackles is indeed released.
The Bears do not have prime draft capital to entice Seattle, but could look to package other stars in a potential deal for Wilson.
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Much has been made about the Packers’ heavy upcoming decisions to cut salary cap space, but they certainly are not alone within the division.
Jones became the Lions’ second defensive cap casualty in the past week as a new regime continues to freshen the roster.
However, Detroit did re-sign a special teams standout in the midst of cost-cutting measures.
The budding star at receiver apparently turned down elite-level money over the course of last season.
In case you missed it early last week, Minnesota cut ties with one of its longest tenured offensive players.
It appears Minnesota will join Green Bay as another team in the NFC North that will not have a changing of the guard at quarterback in 2021.
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